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19th Century Novels

The "triple-decker" novel was a standard form of publishing for British fiction from the early 1800s until the 1890s. The market for this form of fiction was closely tied to commercial "circulating libraries," such as Mudie's and W. H. Smith. Unlike free public libraries, these circulating libraries charged patrons to borrow books, much like video rental stores do today. Publishing longer works of fiction was quite expensive, and by releasing them in multiple parts publishers capt...



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19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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"Household edition."
19th Century Novels
by Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876
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Topic: Thugs
19th Century Novels
by Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828
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Each vol. has added t.-p., engr
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19th Century Novels
by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
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First ed. Cf. G. Keynes. Jane Austen
19th Century Novels
by Tytler, Sarah, 1827-1914
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19th Century Novels
by Daniel, Mackenzie, Mrs
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19th Century Novels
by Rabb, Kate (Milner)
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Topics: Weavers, Coverlets
19th Century Novels
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"Third re-issue."
Topic: Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739
19th Century Novels
by Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876
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Topic: Thugs
19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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v. 1. Green tea. The familiar. Mr. Justice Harbottle -- v. 2. The room in the Dragon Volant -- v. 3. The room in the Dragon Volant (conclusion). Carmilla
19th Century Novels
by Spender, John Kent, Mrs., 1835-1895
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19th Century Novels
by Homer, A. N
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by McCarthy, Justin, 1830-1912
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Includes publisher's advertising at end of each vol
19th Century Novels
by Southey, Robert, 1774-1843; Warter, John Wood, 1806-1878
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Added t.-p., engraved, with vignette
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882
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Topics: Boys, Orphans, Young men, Child labor
19th Century Novels
by Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924
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Topics: Supernatural, Elixir of life, Lilith (Semitic mythology)
19th Century Novels
by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
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19th Century Novels
by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817; Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848, former owner; Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Marie-Louise-Pauline, Fürstin von, 1782-1845, former owner
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Provenance of 2nd copy: from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. - Bookplate of Alexander Baring & stamp 'Melchet Court, Romsey', around A enclosed in a crown
19th Century Novels
by Southey, Robert, 1774-1843; Warter, John Wood, 1806-1878
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Added t.-p., engraved, with vignette
19th Century Novels
by Thomas, Annie, 1838-1918
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19th Century Novels
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19th Century Novels
by Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
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19th Century Novels
by Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881
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PMM
Topics: Social classes, Poor families, Rich people, Landlord and tenant, Chartism, Political fiction, Love...
19th Century Novels
by Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824
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Topic: Immortalism
19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
19th Century Novels
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"Third re-issue."
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Topic: Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739
Cover title
Topic: Childs, Richard S. (Richard Spencer), b. 1882
19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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v. 1. Green tea. The familiar. Mr. Justice Harbottle -- v. 2. The room in the Dragon Volant -- v. 3. The room in the Dragon Volant (conclusion). Carmilla
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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Topics: Jews, Zionists
19th Century Novels
by Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840; Nineteenth-century British Novels Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library). IU-R
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19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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19th Century Novels
by Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768; Saintsbury, George, 1845-1933
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19th Century Novels
by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
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19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
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v. 1. Lay of the last minstrel -- v. 2. Marimon -- v. 3. The lady of the lake -- v. 4. Rokeby -- v. 5. The lord of the isles -- v. 6. Imitations of the ancient ballads. Ballads, translated, or imitated, from the German. The Norman horseshoe -- v. 7. Miscellaneous poems. Poems printed in Lockhart's biography. Lyrical pieces, mottoes, from the Waverly novels -- v. 8. The bridal of Triermain. Harold the dauntless. The field of Waterloo -- v. 9. Halidon Hill. Mac Duff's Cross -- v. 10. The doom of...
19th Century Novels
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"Third re-issue."
Topic: Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739
19th Century Novels
by Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897
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19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Includes May 1861 advertisements (32 p.) bound in at end of v. 3
19th Century Novels
by Russell, William Clark, 1844-1911
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19th Century Novels
by Carleton, William, 1794-1869; Brooke, William Henry, 1772-1860
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
Topic: Peasantry -- Ireland
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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Michael Sadleir. XIX century fiction
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Illegitimate children, Women clergy, Infanticide, Carpenters
19th Century Novels
by Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
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19th Century Novels
by Allen, Grant, 1848-1899
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19th Century Novels
by Banks, G. Linnaeus (George Linnaeus), Mrs., 1821-1897
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19th Century Novels
by Rafter, Captain; J. and J. H. Rutherfund (Firm of bookbinders)
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19th Century Novels
by Reynolds, George W. M. (George William MacArthur), 1814-1879
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Vols. 1-2, new edition
19th Century Novels
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Topic: Sports stories
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882
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Topics: Boys, Orphans, Young men, Child labor
19th Century Novels
by Allen, Grant, 1848-1899; Nineteenth-century British Novels Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library). IU-R
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Publisher's catalog (32 p.), dated April 1893 bound in at end of v.1
Topic: Chatto & Windus (Firm)
19th Century Novels
by Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900
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Topic: Monmouth's Rebellion, 1685
19th Century Novels
by Coke, Henry J. (Henry John), 1827-1916
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19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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"Household edition."
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
19th Century Novels
by Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828
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Each vol. has added t.-p., engr
19th Century Novels
by Kavanagh, Julia, 1824-1877
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19th Century Novels
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19th Century Novels
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19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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"This edition is limited to 500 numbered copies of which this is no. 377."
19th Century Novels
by Soltera, Maria
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
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19th Century Novels
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Topic: Sports stories
Topics: Herodotus, History, Ancient
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928; Riviere & Son, binder. IU-R
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Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Man-woman relationships, Children of the rich, Children of...
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Includes May 1861 advertisements (32 p.) bound in at end of v. 3
19th Century Novels
by Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824
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Colophon of v. 1-2: "C. Stower, printer, Paternoster Row". Colophon of v. 3: "G. Woodfall, printer, Paternoster-Row"; the fifth leaf of each gathering is signed 3, as in B3, etc
19th Century Novels
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19th Century Novels
by Brooks, Shirley, 1815-1874
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Title vignettes
19th Century Novels
by Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924
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Topics: Supernatural, Elixir of life, Lilith (Semitic mythology)
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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19th Century Novels
by Grey, Mrs. (Elizabeth Caroline), 1798-1869
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Attributed by Summers, A Gothic Bibliography, to Mrs. Elizabeth Caroline Grey
19th Century Novels
by Carleton, William, 1794-1869; Brooke, William Henry, 1772-1860
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
Topic: Peasantry -- Ireland
19th Century Novels
by Armitage, Robert, 1805?-1852
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19th Century Novels
by Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931
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19th Century Novels
by Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731; Effen, Justus van, 1684-1735; Saint-Hyacinthe, Thémiseul de, 1684-1746
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Translation of parts 1 and 2 only